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Garmany Music Series: Sunday Chamber Concert with Clara Trio

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Sunday, January 14 2:00 PM Main Library Join the Clara Piano Trio for an afternoon of beautiful chamber music. Katalin Viszmeg is the principal violinist of the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra. She also teaches at the Hartt School, Northwest Catholic High School, and the Connecticut Virtuosi Summer Institute in Farmington. Tamila Azadaliyeva has performed as […]

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The Studio Open House

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Monday, January 29 6:00 – 8:00 PM Main Library Join us in for the first glimpse of our brand-new experiential and media production lab, The Studio! Here is just a sampling of what you can do: Record a podcast Use the green screen to transport yourself Explore the human body with zSpace Experience virtual reality with […]

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A Taste of Ballroom

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Sunday, January 7 2:00 PM Main Library Come one, come all!  This is an opportunity to learn the basic steps of East Coast Swing and American Tango in a supportive, upbeat atmosphere.  No experience or partner needed for this fun class! Students have the opportunity to feel the magic of dancing in partnership while building confidence, […]

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Farmington Reads Book Group: Winter Meetings

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Hidden gems from our collection, chosen just for you by our staff! Join us to discuss, share, and laugh. Titles will include a mix of fiction and non-fiction. We meet monthly on the fourth Monday of the month at 7:00 PM at the Main Library (except the first meeting). All are welcome! A limited number […]

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Winter Crafting Series @ the Maker Space

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Don’t knit or crochet? This winter, try some other crafts with yarn! No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided. Ages 12+ (ADULTS TOO!). Yarn-wrapped Bangle Bracelets – Register Tuesday, January 24, 10:30 AM Wrap a bangle bracelet in your choice of colored yarn for a unique accessory! Yarn Hearts – Register Tuesday, February 7, 10:30 […]

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Garmany Music Series: A Return to 60’s Folk with Caroline Doctorow

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Sunday, January 22 2:00 PM Main Library Journey back in time as Caroline Doctorow performs folk songs of the early ’60s, including the work of icons such as Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Tom Paxton, Donovan, and Richard and Mimi Fariña. She will also perform some of her original compositions and discuss the songwriting […]

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Farmington Libraries 100th Anniversary Timeline Unveiling & Celebration

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Wednesday, February 1* 6:30 – 8:00 PM Main Library Join us as we kick off a year of celebrations for our 100th anniversary with the unveiling of our centennial timeline. Journey back through the history of the Libraries, and of Farmington itself! Libraries have a long and storied history in Farmington, reaching all the way back to […]

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Jewelry Hour: Winter Sessions

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Do you want to learn how to make jewelry? Do you want to learn new techniques? Join us for this monthly drop-in program for adults. Use the library’s supplies or bring your own. Learn how to design and make your own jewelry, fix broken jewelry, the sky’s the limit! Thursday, January 19, 2:00 PM – Register […]

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‘Tapped’ Documentary Screening: Inside the Bottled Water Industry

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Tuesday, April 11* 6:30 PM Main Library Tapped looks into the bottled water industry and its long-term effects socially, economically and ecologically. The filmmakers focus on industry giants such as PepsiCo and Nestlé Waters,visiting a town containing a Nestlé factory as well as running tests on the bottles the company uses for its products. Film […]

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Sunday Movie: The Butler (2013)

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Sunday, January 15 1:15 PM Main Library After leaving the South as a young man and finding employment at an elite hotel in Washington, D.C., Cecil Gaines (FOREST WHITAKER) gets the opportunity of a   lifetime when he is hired as a butler at the White House. Over the course of three decades, Cecil has a […]

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